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World Health Organization The World Health Organization (WHO) plays a critical role within the United Nations system as the directing and coordinating authority for international health. Its wide-ranging remit involves providing leadership on increasingly complex global healt...
UNAIDS, WHO, (2015)
Sex Work, Violence And HIV In Asia- From Evidence To Safety Sex workers endure a disproportionate burden of violence, in their work and personal lives. This violence denies them rights — to equal protection under the law; to protection from torture and cruel, inhuman and degrading treatment; and the right to ...
UNFPA, APNSW, UNDP, (2015)
HIV/AIDS And Working Children in Nepal There is a growing body of evidence suggesting that in Nepal (1) increasing numbers of children are being driven into the labour market by the HIV infections and deaths of their parents, and (2) that working children have a high risk of contracting H...
ILO, (2004)
New Fast-Track HIV Plan aims to end AIDS epidemic in Nepal, by 2030 Nepal launches five-year strategic HIV plan: “Nepal HIVision 2020” “Nepal HIVision 2020” provides the strategic directions for the implementation of an innovative, evidence-informed and socially just HIV response that will set Nepal on a Fast-Track course to end the country’s AIDS epidemic by 2030,” said the Ministe...
UNAIDS, (2016)
A Survey of Teenagers in Nepal This report summarizes the findings from a survey carried out by the 'Media Ser vices International' (MSI) on behalf of UNICEF Nepal. A total of 1400 teenagers randomly selected from across Nepal’s five development regions were interviewed and thei...
UNAIDS, UNICEF, (2001)
2011 United Nations General Assembly Political Declaration on HIV/AIDS The government of Nepal is committed to improve the policy improving the policy environment and scaling up programmes as well as activating existing structures at all levels for the HIV response in the country. Nepal will also maintain its outstandin...
GoN, UNGA, (2013)
POSITIVE PROTECTION TRAINING MANUAL – PARTICIPANT’S HANDBOOK Tremendous effort has been made by Nepal’s government, civil society organizations and development partners to combat HIV through the National HIV/AIDS Strategy 2011–2016. This strategy guided the national response to HIV/AIDS by embracing principles...
UNDP, (2016)
International HIV/AIDS Workplace Education Programme SHARE Strategic HIV/AIDS Responses by Enterprises Nepal is considered a low prevalence country. Prevention efforts have focused on sub- populations who are more vulnerable than the general population, including migrant workers. Nepal has faced continuous political strife, including armed conflict in...
ILO, (2007)
A PROFILE OF ADOLESCENT GIRLS IN NEPAL NEPAL MICS 2014 FURTHER ANALYSIS REPORT ON ADOLESCENTS In an increasingly globalized and connected world, Nepali adolescents face a number of key and unique challenges to realize their full potential. Based on findings from the latest round of the Nepal Multiple Indicator Cluster Surveys (MICS), this rep...
UNICEF, (2016)
Regional Human Development Report - HIV/AIDS and Development in South Asia 2003. The Regional Human Development Report on “HIV/AIDS and Human Development in South Asia 2003” is the first report prepared under the aegis of UNDP’s Asia Pacific Regional Initiative on Human Development Reports (HDRC) and the Regional Programme on HI...
UNDP, (2003)
United Nations Development Programme The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) is the United Nation’s global development network, advocating for change and connecting countries to knowledge, experience and resources to help people build a better life. It is on the ground in 177 co...
UNAIDS, UNDP, (2015)
Addressing HIV in the Context of Resettlement in Nepal Over 104,000 refugees from Bhutan were residing in seven camps in Eastern Nepal. This is a protracted refugee situation with the first refugees arriving in 1992. A large-scale programme of resettlement to third countries was launched in October 2007 ...
UNHCR, (2010)
New UNAIDS Report Shows HIV Epidemic at Critical Juncture in Asia-Pacific Region The AIDS epidemic in Asia and the Pacific is at a crossroads, according to a new report from the Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS). While the region has seen impressive gains—including a 20% drop in new HIV infections since 2001 and...
UNAIDS, (2011)
PCB Submissions on Thematic Segment - HIV, Adolescents and Youth The purpose of the initiative will be to equip adolescents and youth with HIV prevention messages by providing comprehensive health care services. Services will include voluntary HIV counselling and testing, care and support in the households, adhere...
UNAIDS, (2013)
The HIV and Sex Work Collection: Innovative Responses in Asia and the Pacific A wealth of analysis exists on the nature and extent of HIV epidemics in Asia and the Pacific in the context of sex work. These have highlighted the progress and the challenges that must be tackled to realize the targets to which governments have co...
UNFPA, UNAIDS, APNSW, (2012)
Behavioral Surveillance Survey among Refugees and Surrounding Host Community - Jhapa and Morang districts, Nepal (November 2005) A Behavioural Surveillance Study (BSS) was undertaken in seven refugee camps and selected surrounding host community sites in south-eastern Nepal in October and November 2005. This information will be used to strengthen HIV prevention programs in the...
UNHCR, (2005)
Report Card HIV Prevention for Girl and Young Women Girls and young women continue to be particularly vulnerable to HIV/AIDS in Nepal. Recent ongoing political instability and civil unrest have further exacerbated this. As a result, there has been a significant increase in the numbers of mobile popula...
IPPF, UNFPA, (2007)
Young People and the Law in Asia and the Pacific: A Review of Laws and Policies Affecting Young People’s Access to Sexual and Reproductive Health and HIV Services Poor access to SRH and HIV information, commodities such as condoms and contraceptives, and other services contribute to high levels of unplanned pregnancy and the spread of HIV and other sexually transmitted infections (STIs). Child marriage is comm...
UNESCO, UNFPA, UNAIDS, UNDP, (2013)
An Assessment of the of HIV/AIDS on the Education Sector in Nepal This report present the main findings of comprehensive assessment of the impact of HIV/AIDS on the education sectors in Nepal. The epidemic poses a potentially very serious threat to attainment of national education objectives and in particular,the E...
GoN, EC, DK, UNICEF, (2003)
Community Test and Treat Competence Through Public-Private Partnerships in Nepal HIV testing and counselling are the gateway to HIV prevention, treatment, care and support. In Asia and the Pacific, including in Nepal, where treatment coverage levels across the region are below global averages, earlier diagnoses and treatment is c...
GoN, WHO, UNAIDS, (2014)
Country Progress Report on HIV/AIDS Response NEPAL The National Centre for AIDS and STD Control (NCASC) was entrusted with the responsibility of leading the preparation and submission of the Nepal Country AIDS Response Progress Report 2014. In January 2014, NCASC formed an Advisory Group (AG) and a T...
GoN, UNAIDS, (2014)
Evaluation Survey Report of 'HIV/AIDS at the Workplace Program' The epidemic of HIV/AIDS in the country is growing constantly to that extent that it is estimated that there are about 60,00 HIV infected with 31 person being infected daily. The study has revealed that major cause in the spread of HIV is due to incr...
FNCCI, UNAIDS, (2004)
Nepal National AIDS Spending Assessment Report 2007 National AIDS Spending Assessment (NASA) was conducted for the first time in Nepal by the HIV/AIDS and STI Control Board (HSCB), Government of Nepal, with technical and financial assistance from UNAIDS. It began in 2008 with the formation of a 17-mem...
GoN, UNAIDS, (2007)
Report on the First Outreach Training Workshop for Men Who Have Sex With Men in Nepal Men who have sex with men (MSM) are generally a hidden population in Nepal and there is little understanding of the social, cultural and behavioral dynamics of their lives as they may relate to HIV transmission and other aspects of sexual health. Whi...
UNAIDS, (2001)
Report on the Global AIDS Epidemic Far from levelling off, rates of infection are still on the rise in many countries in Sub Saharan Africa. Indeed, in 2003 alone,an estimated 3 million people in the region became newly infected. Most alarmingly, new epidemics appea...
UNAIDS, (2004)
Straregic Plan FOR HIV and AIDS in Nepal 1997 - 2001 The transmission of HIV essentially involves certain types of contact between people:unprotected sexual intercourse, the sharing of needles and other equipment and the interchange of blood including perinatal transmission. There are two separate conc...
HMG, (1998)
The First Consultation Meeting For Male Reproductive And Sexual Health In Kathmandu, Nepal In order to discuss these issues and developed a range of recommendations for action that deals with the range of male sexual behaviors and the consequent risk for STI/HIV transmission among males, a special consultation meeting organized by Blue Di...
BDS, UNAIDS, (2002)
The Increasing Vulnerability of Children in Nepal The National Center for AIDS and STI Control estimates that 58,000 Nepalese are living with HIV,and UNICEF/UNAIDS/USAIDS estimates that 13,000 have been orphaned by AIDS, 1.5% of Nepal's 835,000 orphans. The annual number of death from the disease wi...
UNICEF, (2002)
Towards The Reform and strengthening of The National Center for AIDS and STD Control in Nepal Nepal has many of the socio economic preconditions for a generalized epidemic and is likely to experience this in the near future. Given the lag time for behavior change, following interventions, and the slow pace of health care reform, it is in Nepa...
GoN, UNDP, UNAIDS, (2002)
Unified Budget and Workplan 2002-2003 - Performance report: Technical Supplement Ensuring an extraordinary response to the epidemic, Cross-cutting issues required for an expanded response,Protecting children and young people from the epidemic and its impact,Addressing the needs of those most vulnerable to HIV infection,Providing ...
UNAIDS, (2004)
Study to track resource inflow for the HIV & AIDS programme in Nepal-2010 National Centre for AIDS and STD Control (NCASC) estimates that approximately 70,000 adults and children are infected with HIV with an estimated prevalence of 0.49 in adults (15-49 years). (NCASC 2007) The groups who are at risk of HIV in Nepal are I...
GoN, UNAIDS, (2010)
The Gender Audit of The Response To HIV in Nepal The Gender Audit uses a participatory methodology to collect data on gender and the national response to HIV from a wide range of stakeholders from government and civil society, including the UN Country Team and Joint Team on AIDS through desk revi...
UNAIDS, (2012)
UNDP Annual Report 2006: Supporting Progress Through Equality The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) is the UN’s global development network, advocating for change and connecting countries to knowledge, experience and resources to help people build a better life. It is on the ground in 166 countries, wo...
UNDP, (2006)
Protecting the rights of key HIV- affected women and girls in health care settings: A legal scan Regional report There is emerging recognition that there are instances where health care institutions are sites of discrimination, violence, and abuse towards individuals who come seeking health care services, with health care providers withholding care or performin...
UNDP, SAARCLAW, WAP, APN, (2013)
The Nepal HIV Investment Plan is all about Innovation and Results Nepal has chosen to achieve concrete results of its national HIV program me, by selecting strategic, prioritized and innovative approaches in its “Nepal HIV Investment Plan (NHIP).” The Plan, developed in light of a downward trend in global HIV fun...
UNAIDS, (2014)
Country Programme Action Plan Between The Government of Nepal and The United Nations Development Programme in Nepal 2008-2010 The Government of Nepal and the UNDP Nepal are in mutual agreement to the content of this document and their responsibilities in the implementation of the Country Programme. Furthering their mutual agreement and cooperation for the realization of th...
UNDP, GoN, (2008)
At the 11th ICAAP: Nepal Presents its HIV Investment Plan The Nepal HIV Investment Plan calls for an HIV response of a scope, scale, intensity, quality, innovation and speed that will save the maximum number of lives, to keep people healthy, and to avert as many HIV infections as possible. People are at its...
UNAIDS, (2013)
Ending AIDS: Nepal Presents Its Strategically Focused HIV Investment Plan Towards the global vision of reaching Zero new HIV infections, Zero discrimination and Zero AIDS-related deaths, Nepal presented its plan to guide focused HIV investment, on Monday 2 September 2013 Informed by evidence of where most investment wi...
UNAIDS, (2013)
Reversing and Halting HIV / AIDS in SAARC Countries At national levels, the adults HIV prevalence in all countries is below 1 percent, the threshold beyond which it would be considered a generalized epidemic. #HIV #Epidemic #AIDS #SAARC...
SAARC, (2005)
National Guidelines for Voluntary HIV/AIDS Counseling and Testing In Nepal, the first case of AIDS was reported in 1988. The national HIV sentinel surveillance system has provided data that indicate, there were around 60,018 people living with HIV/AIDS and 2958 AIDS related deaths by 2002. It is estimated that HIV ...
HMG, (2003)
National HIV/AIDS Programme (2004-2005) It is a draft of National HIV/AIDS Programme Work Breakdown Structure (WBS). HIV stands for human immunodeficiency virus.It harms your immune system by destroying the white blood cells that fight infection. This puts you at risk for serious infection...
HMG, UNIADS, (2004)
Participatory Planning and Management of HIV/AIDS-(NEP/97/003)-Mid Term Evalution Report A mid-term review of the UNDP/Nepal project,Participatory Planning and Management of HIV/AIDS (NEP/97/003) was conducted in November 1999. The purpose was to review the design,implementation and management of the project, to reinforce initiatives tha...
GoN, UNDP, (1999)
Halting And Reversing The HIV Epidemic In The South-East Asia Region – Getting It Right Highlights: 1. Many SEAR countries progress towards halting and reversing the HIV and AIDS epidemic. Despite the relatively low prevalence of the disease, key challenges remain in certain vulnerable populations such as female sex workers and their c...
WHO, (2015)
HIV/AIDS and Working Children in Nepal There is a growing body of evidence suggesting that in Nepal (1) increasing numbers of children are being driven into the labour market by the HIV infections and deaths of their parents, and (2) that working children have a high risk of contracting H...
IPEC/ILO, (2004)
HIV/AIDS at the Workplace Programme - Internal Evaluation Report The 'HIV/AIDS at the workplace' programme was implemented in six selected companies in the Kathmandu valley from December 2002 - November 2003 by FNCCI with support from UNTG on HIV/AIDS in Nepal. An internal evaluation of the workplace programme was...
UNAIDS, (2003)
National Estimates of ADULT HIV Infections Nepal - 2003 For the first time, adult HIV cases for Nepal have been estimated using available data on four epidemic regions namely, Kathmandu Valley, highway districts, Far Western Hills districts and the remaining hill districts. Kathmandu Valley has the highes...
GoN, UNAIDS, (2003)
National Operational Plan For HIV/AIDS Control - (2003 - 2007) The National Center for AIDS and STI Control feels proud to bring out the “National Operational Plan for HIV/AIDS Control” for a period of five years (2003-2007). This period coincides with the Tenth Five Year Plan of Nepal. The Tenth Five Year Plan ...
GoN, UNAIDS, (2003)
UNCT Nepal Goes Stigma Free 2 Dec 2011, Kathmandu, Nepal The winter fog lifted just in time for the UN Cares organized AIDS Day event, and the bunches red and white balloons bathing in the morning sunshine in the Rose Garden of the UN compound greeted the staff arriving to the office on 2 December 2011.The...
UN, (2011)
Stigma Fuels HIV: Reporting on the Campaign in Asia and the Pacific The campaign in Nepal was officially launched during the World AIDS Day 2011. In front of over 200 UN staff, family members and supporters, Ms. Shoko Noda, UNDP Country Director and Chair, UN Theme Group on AIDS launched it. She emphasized that the c...
UN, (2011)
International Labour Organization The International Labour Organization (ILO) is the specialized United Nations agency responsible for the world of work. Its main aims are to promote rights at work, encourage decent employment opportunities, enhance social protection and strengthen d...
UNAIDS, ILO, (2015)
Country profile -tThe HIV/AIDS/STD Situation and the National Response in Nepal HIV/AIDS epidemic in Nepal has gained ground, and Nepal has progressed from a “low prevalence” country to one with a so-called “concentrated” epidemic in certain sub-groups of the population (e.g. sex workers,injecting drug users). For Nepal the wind...
GoN, UNAIDS, (2004)
Future management model for an expanded response to HIV/AIDS in Nepal: HURDEC The new National Strategy on HIV/AIDS (2002-2006) describes a new vision of management and implementation modalities for an expanded response. It acknowledges the need for a “programme” approach (versus project approach), multisectoral involvement an...
HURDEC, UNAIDS, (2003)
Universal Access for Children Affected by AIDS in Nepal (UCAAN) UNICEF, FHI, NAP+N and USAID Initiate a Partnership UNICEF, family health international the national association of people living with HIV/AIDS in nepal AP+N and the united states government through the US agency for international development (USAID) are launchinga partnership on 29 november 2007 sup...
USAID, FHI-NEPAL, UNICEF, (2007)
Nepal IASC Contingency Plan Nepal is a hot spot for geophysical and climatic hazards and prone to many kinds of natural hazards which have occurred with increasing frequency over the previous two decades. The disasters frequently affect the economy and the population of Nepal, ...
UNOCHA, (2008)
National HIV Testing and Treatment Guidelines 2017 In Nepal an HIV case was first detected in 1988. The prevalence of HIV in adults is 0.17 percent in 2016. The National Centre for AIDS and STD Control (NCASC) has taken the lead role in lowering the rate of HIV infections throughout Nepal. HIV preval...
National Centre for AIDS and STD Control, (2017)
New Fast-Track HIV Plan Aims to End AIDS Epidemic in Nepal, by 2030 Nepal’s Minister of Health, Gagan Kumar Thapa, launched the National HIV Strategic Plan, NHSP 2016-2021: “Nepal HIVision 2020,” in Kathmandu on World AIDS Day. The 5 year plan commits to a Fast-Track approach that will accelerate action by focusing s...
UNAIDS, (2016)
New Fast-Track HIV Plan Aims to End AIDS Epidemic in Nepal, by 2030 Nepal’s Minister of Health, Gagan Kumar Thapa, launched the National HIV Strategic Plan, NHSP 2016-2021: “Nepal HIVision 2020,” in Kathmandu on World AIDS Day. The 5 year plan commits to a Fast-Track approach that will accelerate action by focusing s...
UNAIDS, (2016)
The Nepal HIV Investment Plan 2014-2016 Nepal’s HIV Investment Plan is based on a carefully crafted health economics model that embraces innovation, such as the roll-out of the Nepal Community Test and Treat Competence (CTTC) model as the foundation for community-led HIV testing and treatm...
GoN, UNAIDS, (2013)
BREAKING NEW GROUND: A municipal review of HIV and rights programmes and services for men who have sex with men and transgender people in KATHMANDU, NEPAL "I came across a situation during a district training that changed me... A participant’s brother was [a] transgender [person] who was not able to disclose this and was forced to marry. When the participant shared the story of her brother I felt de...
GON, BDS, UNDP, (2017)
EPIDEMIOLOGICAL FACT SHEETS ON HIV/AIDS AND SEXUALLY TRANSMITTED DISEASES In 2003 and during the first quarter of 2004, UNAIDS and WHO worked closely with national governments and research institutions to recalculate current estimates on people living with HIV/AIDS. These calculations are based on the previously published ...
UNAIDS, UNCEF, WHO, (2004)